January 12, 2018

VA Seeks Public Comment on Caregiver Program

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeks public comment on Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) until February 5, 2018 to further strengthen and improve […]
January 11, 2018

Family first is American Legion national commander’s goal

That is the type of “family first” mentality Denise Rohan, the first female National Commander of the two-million member American Legion, said on Jan. 11 during […]
December 27, 2017

NAMI Multnomah offering three free classes to start in January for vets, families and peers

NAMI Homefront, Nami Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education and NAMI Family to Family are free classes, but pre-registration is required.
December 1, 2017

Letter: Support Toys for Tots

From 2006 through 2009, I was honored to have coordinated the Marine Corps League Detachment 1228 Toys for Tots drive, in and around Clatsop Country. During […]
November 22, 2017

How Spouses Use Transferred GI Bill Benefits

The Post 9/11 GI Bill is one of the most popular benefits of military service, and many families find that they get maximum benefit by transferring […]
November 6, 2017

“Brides for a Cause” giving back to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Veteran’s Day is Saturday and one local business is giving back by offering military brides a free wedding dress. Brides for a […]
October 2, 2017

VA forms new family, caregiver and survivor advisory committee, names Sen. Elizabeth Dole as chair

VA announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee as part of VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin’s commitment to supporting our […]
September 23, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 24, 2017, as Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY’S DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As […]
August 11, 2017

Veterans provide gift to relief nursery

Glenn Knox, Chef de Gare, commander of Lane County Voiture 80 presents $1,001 to Diane Hazen, executive director of the Family Relief Nursery. Members of the […]